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  1. Jul
    1
    Wed

    1. Food Shelf Donation Month
      11:45 am – 12:45 pm

      Accept the 2015 Food Shelf Challenge from the Mcleod Emergency Food Shelf.  This month your donation goes further…all of this months donation’s will be proportionately matched by the group “Open your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless”.  Food and Financial donations can be dropped off at both of the Food Shelf’s locations…Hutchinson and Glencoe. 

  2. Jul
    30
    Thu

    1. The Fantasticks
      6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Hutchinson Theatre Company presents the Fantasticks July 30 and 31st, August 1st, and August 6-8. The show will be at the Hutchinson Middle School, with tickets $18 per person.  Tickets available online at hutchtheatre.org, or in person at the Chamber office or at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts.  

  3. Jul
    31
    Fri

    1. Pola Czesky Days
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Pola-Czesky Days in Silver Lake–Fri., July 31, Sat. Aug. 1, Sun. Aug.2.  Friday events-Toilet Bowl Races 7 P.M. with street dance to follow.   Saturday events, 8 a.m. 5K run/walk; Flea Market, crafts, 10 a.m. Kiddie parade with games to follow, 1 p.m. Mini Tractor pull & Classic Car Show & Bean Bag Tournament, 7 pm Polka Mass; 8:30 Royalty Ball.  Sunday events, 1 p.m. Parade; 3 p.m. Royalty coronation.  Food all three days

  4. Aug
    1
    Sat

    1. Matinee Movie
      10:30 am – 12:30 pm

      The Fairfax Library is hosting a Saturday Matinee Movie, this Saturday Aug. 1st at 10:30 am.  They will be showing Disney’s “Enchanted”.  

  5. Aug
    2
    Sun

    1. SL Outdoor Worship Service
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      Faith Presbyterian Church and Grace Bible Church of Silver Lake  will be hosting an Outdoor Community Worship Service in the Silver Lake City Park on Sunday, August 2 from 9AM—10 AM. Those attending should bring their own lawn chairs. The public is invited to attend. In the event of inclement weather the service will be held at Grace Bible Church.

  6. Aug
    3
    Mon

    1. Solid Rock Day Camp
      9:30 am – 2:30 pm

      Solid Rock Day Camp will be held August 3-6th at Christ the King Lutheran Church of Hutchinson from 9:30a-2:30p each day.  Kids in grades 1-5 are welcome, cost is $20 per child.  Join them for bible fun, crafts, games, outdoor activities, a service project, and a field trip.  More info: ctkhutch.com  

  7. Aug
    4
    Tue

    1. Fairfax Library storytime
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      The Fairfax Library has morning Story Time Tuesday, August 4th and 11th @ 10:30 am

  8. Aug
    5
    Wed

    1. Fairfax Library Hangtime
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      The Fairfax Library has Double Digit Hang Time Wednesdays in August, from 3-5 pm for Kids ages 10-18.  August 5th is Outdoor Games, August 12th is Makey Makey, August 19th is squirt gun painting, and august 26th is a showing of the Disney Movie National Treasure 2.  

  9. Aug
    7
    Fri

    1. Brownton City Wide Garage Sales
      7:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Brownton has their city wide garage sales on August 7th and 8th.  Watch for signs around town.  

    2. Brownton Corn Feed
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Brownton Lions are sponsoring the Annual Brownton Corn Feed on Friday, August 7th at the Brownton Community Center. Serving from5pm to 7pm or until corn is gone. Tickets are $5 for ages 13 & up, $2 for ages 6 – 12 and free for children 5 and under. There will be a kids pedal pull at 7pm with registration starting at 6:30pm. Volunteers are needed to husk corn at 1pm in the city park on that day.

    3. Gopher Campfire Outing
      6:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      You’re invited to Gopher Campfire Club’s Outing August 7-9th at their grounds on Lake Byron, 7 miles North of Hutchinson.  August 7th is Trap Shooting at 6 pm and a Bean Bag Tournament at 7.  August 8th starts at 10 am with Sporting Clays and Trap Shooting, Tractor Pullers from 2-5 pm, Steak Fry at 5 pm, and Live Music at 8 pm.  August 9th is the Archery Shooting Gallery at 11 am, Ham Dinner at Noon with entertainment by Wally Pikal, Youth 22 Shooting Gallery from 1-3, Pedal Pulls at 2, Turtle Races at 3, and the Raffle drawing at 4 pm.  More info go to Gopher Campfire.com

  10. Aug
    8
    Sat

    1. Twine K Breakfast
      8:00 am – 10:00 am

      The All Saints Lutheran Church of Darwin has their Twine K Breakfast on Saturday, August 8th from 8a-10a.  Serving Egg Bake, Ham or Bacon, Cinnamon Bread and more.  Adults are $7, Children under 10 are $5.  They will also be raffling a Baseball Quilt.

    2. Pork Sandwiches and Sweet Corn
      10:00 am – 12:30 pm

      The Kingston Lions are serving Pork Sandwiches and Sweet Corn on Saturday, Aug 8th from 10a-12:30 pm.  The event is a part of the annual New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run.  There will also be Entertainment from Wally Pikal.  

    3. Masters Voice Concert
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Litchfield Nazarene Church is hosting the music group “Master’s Voice” on Saturday, Aug 8th at 7 pm.  A free will offering will be taken.

  11. Aug
    14
    Fri

    1. Musicfest
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Polka Lovers Klub of America presents their Music Fest at the Pla Mor Ballroom in Glencoe August 14-16.  On Friday it’s Becky and the Ivanhoe Dutchmen from 7-11 pm. Saturday is Malek’s Fisherman at Noon and 4 pm, and Julie Lee and the White Rose Band at 2 pm and 6 pm.  Sunday it’s Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Noon and 4 pm, and the Leon Olsen Show at 2 pm and 6 pm.  More info: polkofa.com 

  12. Aug
    16
    Sun

    1. Pork Chop Dinner
      9:30 am – 2:00 pm

      St. John’s Lutheran Church of Hollywood is having their annual Pork Chop Dinner on Sunday, August 16th, serving from 11a-2p.  Cost is $10 in advance ($11 at the door) for ages 12 and up, Ages 5-11 is $5, under 4 is free.  On the menu is Pork Chops, Scalloped Potatoes, Sauerkraut, Corn, Coleslaw and more.  There is also a silent auction.  The Day starts off with a contemporary Worship service at 9:30 am

    2. St. Andrews Fun Fest
      9:30 am – 4:00 pm

      Join St. Andrews Catholic Church of Fairfax for their annual Fun Fest on Sunday, August 16th.  Mass at 9:30 am with Harry Wojahn and Deb Nelson…followed by a Chicken Dinner from 10:30a-1p.  Cost for the dinner is $11 for adults, $5 for kids ages 5-10, and under 5 is free.  Takeouts and buckets of chicken available.  Other activities include Live Music, Cash Raffle, Games, Country Store, Authentic Taco Stand and more!  Event runs until 4 pm.  

    3. Church Golf Tournament
      2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Zion Lutheran Church of Buffalo Lake is having their first ever golf tournament and live auction on August 16th.  (Must Preregister by August 10th)  2 pm Registration, 2:30 pm shot gun start at Oakdale Golf Club.  Cost is $50 for golf, cart, and meal (Meal tickets only are $15).  Contact Jodi to sign up 833-2097.

  13. Aug
    28
    Fri

    1. Ice Cream Social
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The All Saints Lutheran Church of Darwin is holding their Ice Cream Social on Friday, August 28th from 4-7 pm  Adults are $7, Children 10 and under are $5.